Carlsbad CA— Carlsbad Republican Women (CRWF) is pleased to welcome Keith Blackburn, Carlsbad City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem, as our keynote speaker at the April meeting. Elected to the Council in 2008, and reelected in 2012 and 2016, Blackburn is a longtime champion for retaining our high quality of life in Carlsbad, while also working to maintain the city’s financial strength and security.
At the April 25th CRWF luncheon, Blackburn will address, “Navigating the Political Seas of Change in Carlsbad”, a topic of keen interest to the club’s membership. Blackburn has great optimism for the future of our beloved city; be there to hear his take on the issues and opportunities of our time!
Keith Blackburn is a retired Carlsbad Police Sergeant and remains active as a Carlsbad Police Reserve Officer. He serves in several regional organizations including the Encina Wastewater Authority, SANDAG, and the North County Transit District Board. As President of The Blackburn Foundation, he oversees the Blackburn family’s commitment to the community. The non-profit foundation has awarded more than $1 million to various community-based organizations and children’s groups. Some of the local organizations the foundation supports include the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, Make-A-Wish of San Diego, YMCA, Angel’s Depot, and the Special Olympics. Blackburn has both a Bachelor’s and a Masters’ degree from the University of Phoenix.
Carlsbad Republican Women Federated general meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. and the program begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 Members/$35 Non-members. For more information, contact Niki at 760-931-9420 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 19th. Check us out on Facebook as Carlsbad Republican Women Federated.